Chrome for Android Update Makes It Even Easier to Read Web Pages Offline

Google is pushing an update to Chrome on Android today that makes offline reading of web pages easier than ever to get into.

Google says three new items are there to take advantage of. For one, you can now long-press any link in Chrome and choose the “Download link” option to be able to view it later. It supposedly works in article suggestions on the new tab page as well. Additionally, if you are offline and try to load a page, you’ll see a “Download Page Later” button at the bottom of the page, so that the page can be scheduled for download as you come back online. Finally, you’ll now see little check marks next to items that have already been downloaded.  (more…)

Chrome 58 for Android Gets Better Downloads, Browsing History Management

Chrome for Android is getting an update to v58.0.3029.83 this week that not only provides “performance and stability fixes,” it also includes a host of handful of new features.

In the update, you’ll find the options for viewing and managing in-progress downloads from the Download page, the ability to view and clear browsing history more easily through a “redesigned History page,” and long-pressing to open links in new tabs from Chrome Custom Tabs.  (more…)

Chrome Update Kills “Annoying” Page Jumps as You Browse

Browsing the web from our phones is only going to increase from here on out, so as you might expect, Google will continue to do everything in their power to make that experience pleasurable when done through their own browser. In a new update to Chrome, Google is attempting to eliminate those obnoxious – or as they put it “annoying” – page jumps as pages load on mobile.  (more…)